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									                                                 BROADENING HORIZONS: FINDING INDUSTRIAL
                                                          RESEARCH PARTNERSHIPS
                                                   Tuesday 24th February, York Marriott Hotel


09.00am        Registration & coffee
SESSION ONE
09.30am        Speaker TBC                                      Welcome & Introduction
09.45am        Dr Tom Jenkins, Bioscience for Business          An overview of CASE Awards, working with RCUK and how they could benefit you
10.15am        Mrs Val Wooff, KTP University of Durham          Introducing the benefits of Teaching Schemes through KTP’s
10.45am        COFFEE
11.15am        Mr John Millar, Yorkshire Forward                An introduction to RDPE funding and STIP
11.45am        Dr Merlin Goldman, TSB                           Boosting UK growth & productivity: TSB Funding Mechanisms (excluding KTP)
12.15pm        LUNCH & OPEN NETWORKING
SESSION TWO
1.30pm         Prof Nick Turner, CoEBio3                        First-hand experience of CASE Awards and working with NIBF
2.00pm         Prof Dermot Roddy, Swan Institute                How research fits in with industry: Focusing on funding mechanisms
2.30pm         Mr Lorenzo Herrero-Davila                        Case Award & KTP experience – An Academic perspective
2.45pm         Speaker TBC                                      Case Award & KTP experience – An Industry perspective
                                                                An opportunity to make further contacts and strengthen links made through the day. There will be
3.00pm         OPEN NETWORKING & COFFEE                         space available for private meetings, and an opportunity for academics to give short showcasing
                                                                presentations to the industrial audience, to further raise the profile of their work.
4.00pm         CLOSE




              For further information or to register for the event please visit http://www.nnfcc.co.uk/NNFCC/ViewEvents.aspx or alternatively contact;
                       Claire Thorne, Events Co-Ordinator, NNFCC, Biocentre, Innovation Way, York Science Park, Heslington, York, YO10 5DG.
                                                     Tel: 01904 435182 • Fax: 01904 435345 • events@nnfcc.co.uk
                                               BROADENING HORIZONS: FINDING INDUSTRIAL
                                                        RESEARCH PARTNERSHIPS
                                                 Tuesday 24th February, York Marriott Hotel

Dr Tom Jenkins, Bioscience for Business - Industrial CASE awards enable companies to take the lead in defining and arranging projects with an academic
partner of their choice. Dr Jenkins will explain the involvement of Research Councils UK (RCUK) and how they can help you.

Mrs Val Wooff, KTP – Knowledge Transfer Partnerships provide resources and expertise to thriving organisations that wish to innovate, expand or improve
their performance. Mrs Wooff is KTP Manager at the University of Durham; she will give an overview of the benefits of engaging academics to work on your
research projects.

Mr John Millar, Yorkshire Forward - An overview of Rural Development funding, administered by the RDA’s and available under the Rural Development
Programme for England (RDPE); also an introduction to the Scientific and Technical Information Programme (STIP).

Dr Merlin Goldman, TSB - The Technology Strategy Board (TSB) role is to stimulate technology-enabled innovation in the areas which offer the greatest
scope for boosting UK growth and productivity. Dr Goldman will outline how this could benefit you, and the key sectors in which they are currently active.

Professor Nick Turner, CoEBio3 - Professor Turner will document his experience in working with CASE Awards and the National Industrial Biotechnology
Facility (NIBF). Owned and operated by CPI, the NIBF is available for producing microbial proteins and enzymes and cells for biocatalysis and for
biotransformation at pilot scale.

Professor Dermot Roddy, Sir Joseph Swan Institute – Professor Roddy will explain from past and present experience how research fits with industry,
focusing on the key funding mechanisms. He will explain firsthand academic & industrial partnerships and highlight key factors in making them a success.

Mr Lorenzo Herrero-Davila, Green Chemistry Centre of Excellence – Mr Herrero-Davila will share his experience of Case Awards and working with the KTP’s,
from an academic perspective. Mr Herrero-Davila recently studied the MSc in Green Chemistry and Sustainable Industrial Technology at the University of
York and through an industrially sponsored project has formed a successful ongoing collaboration with a local manufacturer.

Additional Information:
Delegates will be presented with a pack of information on arrival, to include copies of the presentations and a copy of the academic database being
compiled by N8. There will also be an opportunity at the end of the day to hold private meetings with other delegates, speakers or exhibitors and for
academics to showcase their work through a series of short presentations.



            For further information or to register for the event please visit http://www.nnfcc.co.uk/NNFCC/ViewEvents.aspx or alternatively contact;
                     Claire Thorne, Events Co-Ordinator, NNFCC, Biocentre, Innovation Way, York Science Park, Heslington, York, YO10 5DG.
                                                   Tel: 01904 435182 • Fax: 01904 435345 • events@nnfcc.co.uk

								
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